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Kahurangi stories : more tales from Northwest Nelson / Gerard Hindmarsh.

By: Hindmarsh, Gerard, 1957-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Nelson, New Zealand : Potton & Burton, 2017Description: 255 pages : illustrations (some colour), maps (1 colour) ; 23 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780947503420; 0947503420.Subject(s): Country life -- New Zealand -- Kahurangi National Park | Natural history -- New Zealand -- Kahurangi National Park | Kahurangi National Park (N.Z.)Summary: "Building on the success of Kahurangi Calling, the author's earlier book on this subject, this new volume of stories from the northwest Nelson backcountry is a compelling blend of natural and social history. An area of astonishing ecological complexity, Kahurangi National Park has also generated a wonderfully rich and colourful human history. Gerard Hindmarsh tells the stories of fascinating characters who have travelled and lived here, including early explorers, goldminers, flying cray fishers, forest rangers, seamen, trampers and other adventurers."-- Back cover.
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Building on the success of Kahurangi Calling, this new volume of stories from the Northwest Nelson backcountry, is a compelling blend of natural and social history. An area of astonishing ecological complexity, the area has generated a wonderfully rich and colourful human history. Gerard Hindmarsh tells the stories of the fascinating characters who have travelled and lived here, including early explorers, gold miners, flying crayfishers, early forest rangers, trampers and other adventurers. His stories are skillfully told and woven into the natural history of this captivating region, including geological, botanical and ecological treasures. For anyone who enjoys stories of New Zealand¿s backcountry, or social history, this new title is a must-read.

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"Building on the success of Kahurangi Calling, the author's earlier book on this subject, this new volume of stories from the northwest Nelson backcountry is a compelling blend of natural and social history. An area of astonishing ecological complexity, Kahurangi National Park has also generated a wonderfully rich and colourful human history. Gerard Hindmarsh tells the stories of fascinating characters who have travelled and lived here, including early explorers, goldminers, flying cray fishers, forest rangers, seamen, trampers and other adventurers."-- Back cover.